Whitney Thompson was the first plus-size model to take home the title on America’s Next Top Model in cycle 10 of the show. She’s worked pretty regularly since then, most recently filming a commercial for a plus-size dating site which she founded, TheBigandTheBeautiful.com. The PR company for this website is trying to get some publicity for the commercial, which was “rejected” by NBC for a Super Bowl spot–and they’re using the argument that plus-size bias is the culprit. But is it?
AdAge got their hands on the press release which states: